Geographical Thought: An Introduction to Ideas in Human Geography

By: Anoop Nayak & Alex Jeffrey (Authors)

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Table of Contents 1. Geographies of Empire: The Imperial Tradition Introduction Empire, imperialism and colonialism Defining terms Portuguese and Spanish empires British Empire The institionalisation of geography From ‘fabulous’ to ‘militant’ geography The Royal Geographical Society The Societé Géographie de Paris (SGP) Environmental determinism: climate and race Environmental determinism and the Panama Canal Criticisms and dissent Conclusions 2. The Quantitative Revolution Introduction The origins of the quantitative revolution Political reasons The quantitative revolution Positivism The assumption of neutrality The absence of politics The uniformity of human subjects The legacy of the quantitative revolution Conclusions. Printed Pages: 360

Title: Geographical Thought: An Introduction to Ideas in Human Geography

Author Name: Anoop Nayak & Alex Jeffrey (Authors)

Categories: Environmental Studies, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/ Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 0132228246

ISBN 13: 9780132228244

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 1201972

Keywords: Geographical Thought: An Introduction to Ideas in Human Geography Anoop Nayak & Alex Jeffrey (Authors)